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Food Counter Attendants and Kitchen Helpers

Median hourly wage:


What you do:

Prepare, heat and finish cooking simple food items and serve customers for restaurants, hotels, hospitals and other establishments.

Main job duties:

  • Take customers’ orders
  • Clean, peel, slice and trim foodstuffs using manual and electric appliances
  • Use equipment to prepare fast food items and hot beverages
  • Portion, assemble, and wrap food or place it directly on plates for service to patrons, and package take-out food


Customer service
Interpersonal skills
Food safety
Time management

Job title examples:

Food Counter Attendant
Kitchen Helper
Dietary Aide

Hourly wages:

$15.50 low

$15.50 median

$15.62 high

Education & Training:

Hospitality & Tourism: Remarkable Customer Service St.Lawrence College
Food Counter Attendant & Kitchen Helper Tri-County Literacy Council
Food & Beverage Server Tri-County Literacy Council
Customer Service (french) Moi j’Apprends
Customer Service (french) Carrefour de Formation pour adultes inc
WHMIS Moi J’Apprends
Cooking & Catering Eastern Ontario Training Board
Safe Food Handler Eastern Ontario Health Unit

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